Archive for May, 2012

Mariano Was Always A Stand-up Guy To Me

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Mariano Was Always A Stand-up Guy To Me

This is a Mets blog, but also a baseball blog, and part of baseball is Mariano Rivera, the Yankees’ Hall of Fame closer. Mets fans remember Rivera because he snuffed out many games over the years, including Game 5 of the 2000 World Series. When the ball left Mike Piazza’s bat with a crack I […]

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MMO Farm Report: Buffalo Prevails While St. Lucie Keeps Rolling

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MMO Farm Report: Buffalo Prevails While St. Lucie Keeps Rolling

Buffalo 5, Syracuse 2 The purple skies beyond Coca-Cola Field flashed with bursts of lightning south of the Queen City. Between the lines in Buffalo, the Herd struck just as fast for a victory over the rival Chiefs. The Bisons made quick work of a two-run deficit to score a 5-2 win over Syracuse from […]

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Mets Hitting Up Other Teams For Starting Pitching

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Mets Hitting Up Other Teams For Starting Pitching

Hey I just wanted to say thanks to all of you for continuing to support our site. Every site owner including me likes to talk about our traffic all the time and how well we are doing, but someone reminded me yesterday that we have something better than traffic and she’s right. We have a […]

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Morning Grind: Why Are Acosta and Batista Still On The Roster?

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Why are Manny Acosta and Miguel Batista still New York Mets? With ERA’s of 9.69 and 6.92 respectively in a combined 26 innings of “work” –if you can call their awful outings work–, they do not deserve to be at the major league level in any way, shape or form. In an offseason centered around […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Wanted Dead Or Alive Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: Wanted Dead Or Alive Edition

If 3 & 3 were to borrow a page from the long running children’s show Sesame Street, this edition would be sponsored by the letters P & U. Those two letters sum up how the Mets performed in this three game series. We were so hard pressed to come up with 3 “Ups”, our guys […]

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Is Mets Home-Grown Talent Overrated?

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Is Mets Home-Grown Talent Overrated?

In this edition of MMO Fair or Foul, Seth Shapiro of Mets Fever picks apart some of the Mets newbies in his post entitled “Mets Home-Grown Talent Overrated“. Here are a few snippets from his post, but I would urge you to read it in it’s entirety so that you can see everything in context. […]

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Schwinden Struggles Again, Mets Lose 8-1 To Astros

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Schwinden Struggles Again, Mets Lose 8-1 To Astros

Chris Schwinden struggled in yet another start, and the offense couldn’t put anything together in their 8-1 loss to the Houston Astros Recap The Chris Schwinden experiment had another rough day, with the final outcome being five runs on six hits in four innings, striking out one and walking two. Schwinden allowed two more home […]

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Is Free Agency Dying?

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Is Free Agency Dying?

In the last two months, the Mets, Rangers, Indians, Reds, Giants and Nationals locked up Jon Niese, Ian Kinsler, Carlos Santana, Brandon Phillips, Madison Bumgarner and Ryan Zimmerman, respectively. Niese was given a five-year deal with two club options that is guaranteed for $25.5 million, and could be worth as much as $46 million. Kinsler […]

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St. Lucie Mets Have The Best Record In Professional Baseball

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St. Lucie Mets Have The Best Record In Professional Baseball

The Mets are the only team that have a winning record in the majors and have EVERY minor league affiliate over .500. Buffalo (AAA) is 14-10 and in second place in the North Division in the International League. Binghamton (AA) is 12-11 and in third place in the Eastern League’s Eastern Division. St. Lucie (A) […]

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Is Schwinden A Viable Replacement For Pelfrey?

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Is Schwinden A Viable Replacement For Pelfrey?

We received some good news from the Mets that Mike Pelfrey had successful Tommy John surgery yesterday which was performed by Dr. James Andrews. Pelfrey is back home in Wichita, Kansas to recover and eventually begin the long road to rehab and recovery. We at MMO wich him all the best and a speedy recovery. This afternoon, Chris […]

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